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Top 7 firsts in Women in US Politics

Top 7 firsts in Women in US Politics

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - As I pointed out, it is all very nice that Hillary Clinton is the first American woman to be nominated as the standard-bearer…
Syrian Kurds: True Revolution must Liberate Women

Syrian Kurds: True Revolution must Liberate Women

By Rahila Gupta | ( OpenDemocracy ) In less than four years, the women’s umbrella organisation, Kongira Star, has set up an autonomous, grassroots, democratic structure which has resulted in shifting patriarchal…
ISIL and the New Sex Slavery

ISIL and the New Sex Slavery

Human Rights Watch | - - (Beirut) – The extremist armed group Islamic State should urgently release Yezidi women and girls they abducted in 2014, Human Rights Watch said today, following new…